In the previous article we started our investigation of the Project Management Office (PMO). In this second article by ‘Lazy Project Manager’, Peter Taylor, we see his remaining six lessons.
In Introduction to the PMO – The Absolute Essentials You Really MUST Know, we saw the first four of Peter Taylor’s lessons for a successful PMO:
We also learned about the four styles of Project management Office, and the five levels of PMO maturity. If you did not read that article, it would be a good idea to do so before you read this one.
Let’s now look at Peter’s Project Management Office lessons 5 to 10.Continue reading
The Project Management Office (PMO) in a business or professional enterprise is the department or group that defines and maintains the standards of process, generally related to project management, within the organization.
Kurt Lewin’s Freeze Phases is one of those models that every change agent and Project Manager should be aware of.
Change is never-ending. Furthermore, it is a necessary part of Project Management. Yet managing it effectively is one of the principal challenges for organisations and their managers. So what is the process to support effective change in the people who make up our organisations?
This was a question addressed by one of the twentieth century’s leading thinkers in workplace psychology; Kurt Lewin. Among his many contributions to our understanding of organisational life is a three-part model of change. It has come to be known as the Freeze Phases model.Continue reading